News Release

Santa Ana College Foundation to Induct Five Notable Alumni into Hall of Fame


Santa Ana College (SAC) Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor alumni who have made exceptional contributions in their chosen fields and in their communities.


Santa Ana College
Phillips Hall
1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706


Thursday, June 8, 2017
2:30 p.m.


The 2017 SAC Hall of Fame Inductees include:

    • Elizabeth L. Aitken, Class of 1962
    • Steven L. Craig, Class of 1975
    • Jack W. DeWit, Class of 1963
    • Nora Mendez, Class of 1999
    • Denise S. Spooner, Ph.D., Class of 1979


For the past 62 years, Santa Ana College has honored over 180 outstanding alumni representing all walks of life. A formal Alumni Hall of Fame was developed in 1991, with a biennial ceremony to honor the inductees who have gained documented distinction and achievement through professional efforts since leaving Santa Ana College.

About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which turned 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

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Contact: Melissa Utsuki

Phone: (714) 564-5527